Meet our Team

Jessica Roshak

Jessica Roshak (she/her)

Assistant Director of Student Leadership Development

Jessica Roshak serves the Kent State community as the Assistant Director of Student Leadership Development. In this role, she  provides oversight for leadership development programs, as well as advising Undergraduate Student Government. Prior to working at Kent State, Jessica served as a Greek advisor at Texas A&M University-Commerce and Sonoma State University. She completed her Master’s degree at Baylor University in Higher Education Administration and her Bachelor’s degree at Bowling Green State University in Applied Health Science. Jessica is from Tallmadge, Ohio and enjoys being outside and spending time with her husband, kids, and puppy.




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Gianna Jessup (she/her)

Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development

Gianna serves as a first-year graduate assistant in the KSU Leadership Center. In this role, she oversees many of the major programs in the office, as well as advises the Student Leadership Consultants. Gianna received her undergraduate degree from the Kent State University and is currently in the Higher Education Master’s Program at KSU.






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Gavin Aitken (he/him)

Student Leadership Consultant

Gavin is a senior applied communication studies major and minor in public relations. He loves to support his peers through dedication, excitement, and leadership.





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Natalie Stewart (she/her)

Student Leadership Consultant

Natalie Stewart (she/her) is a junior majoring in marketing with a minor in international business. She loves to dance, run, going to the Fruit Stand, and hammock with friends.





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Amanda Vesely (she/her)

Student Leadership Consultant

Amanda Vesely (she/her) is a sophomore biology major and aspiring orthopedic surgeon. She enjoys music, volleyball, long walks, time with friends, and working out.





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CJ Williams (he/him)

Student Leadership Consultant

CJ Williams (he/him) is a junior majoring in integrated mathematics. When he isn't working or in class, you'll find him at the Rec Center or at home playing video games.